Core Deployment Engineer

Location: Chicago, IL
Date Posted: 05-17-2017
Core Deployment Engineer
 
The position will be responsible for designing, installing, configuring and troubleshooting UDN Core network infrastructure. A good understanding of networks which includes switch configuration, router configuration, routing protocols and datacenter environments.  This role will also require at least 5-8 years of experience preferably in the CDN, Cloud Computing, Datacenter or ISP environments. 
 
Qualifications
·       Experience with Cisco (ASR and Nexus) and Juniper (EX, MX and QFX).
·       3-5+ years of BGP routing protocol experience.
·       5+ years of technical documentation, specifically of installation process, server & network configuration and troubleshooting steps.
·       5+ years’ experience with Layer 1-4 & 7 OSI Model.
·       Automation Configuration Experience with a tool such as Puppet, Chef, Salt.
·       Prior experience writing documentation such as deployment documents, BOM review, low level design production readiness documents and technical documents.
·       Understanding of the entire stack including cabling, server, network, automation, integration, and solid project management.
·       Documenting final network design and architecture for internal wiki.
·       Ability to organize, store and present data effectively to colleagues, internal team and vendors.
·       Technical proficiency in Data Center Installation (rack layout, power rating, power/data cabling, documentation)
·       Troubleshooting boot issues, bootloader issues, Linux installation issues, etc.
·       Basic familiarity with project management and ticketing tools such as JIRA and confluence.
·       Certification such as CCNP and/or JNCIP preferred.
 
Responsibilities
·       Manage a deployment of rack & stack network and server infrastructure along with an onsite 3rd party.
·       Configuration of switches and routers.
·       Provision circuit, private peering connections, backbone links.
·       Capacity monitoring and increases.
·       Ability to deal with datacenter and telecommunication vendors.
·       Ability to troubleshoot on the fly in a highly dynamic environment and learn quickly.
·       Minimal travel required.
·       Review reports of backbone circuit, transit provider, and core routing / switching issues.
·       Demonstrated willingness to learn, teach and share knowledge.
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